ramón esteve: myrtus convention centre
 
ramón esteve: myrtus convention centre ramón esteve: myrtus convention centre
mar 15, 2011

ramón esteve: myrtus convention centre

‘myrtus convention centre’ by ramón esteve images courtesy of ramón esteve

 

 

 

spanish studio, ramón esteve has designed ‘myrtus’, a convention center located in puçol, valencia, spain. the organic geometry of the building, developed under a circular grid, generates continuity between spaces, stimulating visitors to flow through them.

assembly space

 

 

 

following the buildings sinuous shell line are alternating surfaces of glass and white concrete that generate a rhythmic volume. from the inside, these intermittent windows connect the building with the gardens, erasing the limits between the indoor and the outdoor.

second floor

 

 

 

the ceiling, made up of variable circular disks, provides a dynamic surface to the smooth and simplistic space. structural components, visible through the negative spaces between each panel adds an additional depth and interest.

staircase on second floor

interior

alternating concrete walls and windows

the circular motif continues outside where three main areas are designated for outdoor celebrations, social interruption and service activities.

  exterior facade

standing two storeys above ground level, the program is solved on three separated floors: an assembly hall and kitchen on street level, offices and a restaurant on the second level and a parking garage and storage located underground.

outdoor space

back facade

covered patio

night shot

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication we have already acquired many submissions, so keep on the lookout for more of your projects to be published in the coming days!

  • It reminds me of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Johnson Wax building. I’m not saying copies – just that it has a similar aesthetic and approach to resolution in an original way. Well done

    copraxis says:

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